I spoke with Kyle Anzalone about the war in Ukraine, the counter-offensive, the multipolar world, China, Russia, US Policy and more. We also discuss how US policy has caused this multipolar system and how the US will react to this world order breaking out.
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Kyle Anzalone is news editor of the Libertarian Institute, opinion editor of Antiwar.com and co-host of Conflicts of Interest with Will Porter and Connor Freeman.
Ukraine’s Lack of Weaponry and Training Risks Stalemate in Fight With Russia U.S. and Kyiv knew of shortfalls but Kyiv still launched offensive A Ukrainian serviceman at an undisclosed location in the Donetsk region. A Ukrainian serviceman at an undisclosed location in the Donetsk region By Daniel Michaels July 23, 2023 WSJ
6 new countries to join BRICS, including Iran and Saudi Arabia Argentina, Egypt, Ethiopia, Iran, Saudi Arabia and the United Arab Emirates have all been invited to become members of BRICS Politico August 24th 2023
F-35 Sale to U.A.E. Imperiled Over U.S. Concerns About Ties to China Washington seeks assurances for a $23 billion arms sale as Emirates expand security and technology cooperation with China By Warren P. Strobel Follow and Nancy A. Youssef May 25, 2021 WSJ
U.S. talks for a landmark deal with Saudi Arabia and Israel are gaining steam The proposed deal would see Saudi Arabia normalize relations with Israel in exchange for a U.S. defense pact and help developing its own civilian nuclear program, sources told NBC News. President Joe Biden and Saudi Crown Prince Mohammed bin Salman in Saudi Arabia's Red Sea city of Jeddah. President Joe Biden and Saudi Crown Prince Mohammed bin Salman in Jeddah Sept. 22, 2023 By Andrea Mitchell and Yuliya Talmazan NBC
‘Changing global order’: China’s hand in the Iran-Saudi deal China brokering a deal between longtime Gulf rivals is ‘a broader sign of a changing global order’, analysts say. By Mersiha Gadzo Published On 11 Mar 2023 11 Mar 2023
US-Saudi rift grows over decision to cut oil production This article is more than 11 months old Washington has accused Saudi Arabia of coercing other Opec+ members into 2m-barrel-a-day reduction Martin Chulov Middle East correspondent and Julian Borger in Washington Thu 13 Oct 2022 The Guardian
Top U.S. General Urges Diplomacy in Ukraine While Biden Advisers Resist Gen. Mark A. Milley, the chairman of the Joint Chiefs of Staff, has made the case that the Ukrainians should try to cement their gains at the bargaining table NYT Peter Baker Nov. 10, 2022
Europe must resist pressure to become ‘America’s followers,’ says Macron The ‘great risk’ Europe faces is getting ‘caught up in crises that are not ours,’ French president says in interview BY JAMIL ANDERLINI AND CLEA CAULCUTT APRIL 9, 2023 Politico
We don’t want to decouple from China, but can’t be overreliant Germany will seek cooperation where it lies in our mutual interest, but we will not ignore controversies either BY OLAF SCHOLZ NOVEMBER 3, 2022 Politico
America Still Leads the World, But Its Allies Are Uneasy In the global struggle between the Eurasian “Heartland” and the US-led "Rimland," there's trouble ahead. Goodbye to all that? Goodbye to all that?Photographer: Stefan Rousseau/Getty Images ByNiall Ferguson June 18, 2023 Bloomberg
Poland will no longer send weapons to Ukraine, says PM, as grain dispute escalates Comments by Polish PM follow Volodymyr Zelenskiy’s accusation that some in Europe are in effect aiding Russia Russia-Ukraine war – latest news updates Shaun Walker in Warsaw, and Sam Jones Thu 21 Sep 2023 The Guardian
Canadian parliament's standing ovation for former Nazi soldier was 'deeply embarrassing', Trudeau says Yaroslav Hunka, a 98-year-old veteran of the Second World War, was applauded by Canadian politicians who weren't aware he fought for a unit under Nazi command. Tuesday 26 September 2023 Sky News